A patch above

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Think of the word patchwork and chances are it brings to mind something old that needs repair to last a little longer. The petite quilts currently displayed on level 3 of Strathfield Campus Library defy this notion in their novelty, but their beauty will see them being treasured and enduring. Sewing ...

Tech Expo at Strathfield

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Last week visitors were surprised to see a Game of Thrones-style chair in the entrance to Strathfield Campus Library, which was a show piece for the Medieval Fayre library festivities. This week we have an outdoor buffet serving table with an inbuilt cooler capacious enough to keep any large gathering ...

Medieval Fayre at Strathfield

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Visitors entering Strathfield Campus Library are looking a little perplexed. And with good reason. Pride of place in the entry is a silver, sword-festooned chair. No, we’re not road-testing new student furniture: the chair is a show piece for the Medieval Fayre which is taking place on campus on Saturday, ...

Strathfield Campus Library opens its doors on the past

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Strathfield Campus Library is gearing up for Open Day on Saturday September 12 which, this year, coincides with celebrations for ACU’s 25th anniversary. The library has prepared a display to mark the occasion which enables prospective students and their families to learn about the development of the university and campus. Commemorative ...

Snap, crackle, pop and stop: at Strathfield

Friday, May 15th, 2015

From providing frames for selfies to simulating a pile of burning books, bubble-wrapping tables and chairs, and creating no-go signs, students from Sculpture and Object Design at ACU Strathfield Campus are generating a buzz. Two groups of students chose the Library as the site for the installation of artworks. One group, ...

Rotary Pride of Workmanship Award

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

She is the quiet achiever, known to many staff and students at Strathfield campus library as the warm, friendly and extremely helpful librarian. What many do not know about Bernice McIntyre is that she has given 21 years of outstanding service at ACU, including her tireless commitment and contribution to ...

Technology student works on display at Strathfield Library

Monday, December 1st, 2014

On October 23, 2014 an exhibition showcasing end of year projects created by students enrolled in TECH307: Design and Technology Internship was launched at the Strathfield Campus Library. A variety of food, resistant materials and textiles works were on display on Level 3. Technology teaching staff joined parents to congratulate students ...

True to type

Monday, August 18th, 2014

ACU Strathfield Campus Library recently hosted an exhibition of paintings inspired by the acquisition of The Saint John’s Bible. Now visitors are being treated to a display of graphic posters designed by ARTS111 students. An exploration of typography, the students researched the influence of Modernist art movements such as Cubism, ...

Week 5 winner: The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

The final winner in The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition is Isabella Plust for her painting, In the Beginning. What is this all about? How does the Bible speak to you? First-year visual arts students were invited to view The Historical Books volume of The Saint John’s Bible. They were then issued ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 4 winner

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

This week’s winner is Laura Caruso for her powerful artwork, The Agony of the Cross. 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My work focuses on the brutalisation and abuse taken by Jesus before his Crucifixion, descriptions explain him being "struck in the face" and swelling of the ...